Period
to 8 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Data Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Management over the 6 months to 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Management
UK
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 210 229 226
Rank change year-on-year +19 -3 +36
Permanent jobs citing Data Management 2,082 2,375 2,848
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.57% 1.49% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.62% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,636 1,737 2,038
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +1.85%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,050 £32,425
90th Percentile £105,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +5.26%

Data Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 122,331 146,174 165,842
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.05% 91.99% 92.23%
Number of salaries quoted 96,858 115,964 131,642
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,331 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.32% +4.66% +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Management.

Salary trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Management over the 6 months to 8 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Management within the UK over the 6 months to 8 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +16 1,931 £57,500 +4.55% 359
London +39 1,117 £67,500 +8.00% 132
UK excluding London -6 882 £47,500 +5.56% 251
South East -49 294 £52,500 +16.67% 70
North of England -17 178 £50,000 +25.00% 74
Midlands +2 130 £40,000 -23.81% 33
South West +21 108 £47,500 +18.75% 18
North West +13 108 £52,500 +31.25% 46
West Midlands +6 96 £40,000 -23.81% 26
East of England +75 93 £52,500 -12.50% 29
Yorkshire -47 61 £45,000 +4.65% 23
Scotland +16 60 £41,250 -23.26% 21
East Midlands +4 33 £37,500 -26.83% 7
Wales +6 15 £39,500 -31.90% 6
North East +23 10 £45,000 +11.80% 5
Northern Ireland +13 9 £33,750 +60.71%

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, IT jobs citing Data Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Data Management.

1 845 (40.59%) SQL
2 687 (33.00%) Analytics
3 583 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 531 (25.50%) Finance
5 504 (24.21%) Business Intelligence
6 434 (20.85%) Data Warehouse
7 426 (20.46%) Data Quality
8 410 (19.69%) SQL Server
9 339 (16.28%) AWS
10 338 (16.23%) Data Modelling
11 329 (15.80%) Python
12 328 (15.75%) Microsoft
13 321 (15.42%) ETL
14 311 (14.94%) Azure
15 281 (13.50%) Management Information System
16 279 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
17 271 (13.02%) Oracle
18 270 (12.97%) Big Data
19 264 (12.68%) Degree
20 248 (11.91%) Data Governance
21 247 (11.86%) Data Integration
21 247 (11.86%) Data Architecture
22 228 (10.95%) Software Engineering
22 228 (10.95%) Problem-Solving
23 226 (10.85%) Data Analytics
24 221 (10.61%) Java
25 218 (10.47%) Visualisation
26 215 (10.33%) Migration
27 202 (9.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 197 (9.46%) Banking

Data Management
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 90 (4.32%) Apache Spark
2 68 (3.27%) SAS
3 65 (3.12%) SharePoint
4 40 (1.92%) Apache
5 31 (1.49%) Confluence
6 25 (1.20%) ArcGIS
7 16 (0.77%) Apache Pig
8 13 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (0.53%) IIS
10 10 (0.48%) Apache Airflow
11 8 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
12 7 (0.34%) GeoServer
13 6 (0.29%) CMS
13 6 (0.29%) WordPress
14 5 (0.24%) Drupal
15 3 (0.14%) MS Exchange
15 3 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
15 3 (0.14%) Skype for Business
15 3 (0.14%) SugarCRM
16 2 (0.096%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 159 (7.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 65 (3.12%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.53%) SPSS
6 7 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.24%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.24%) Revit
8 4 (0.19%) Stata
9 3 (0.14%) GNU Octave
10 2 (0.096%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.048%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.048%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 48 (2.31%) Markit EDM
2 47 (2.26%) PolarLake
3 43 (2.07%) Eagle PACE
4 38 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
5 24 (1.15%) NetSuite
6 15 (0.72%) Adobe Campaign
6 15 (0.72%) SAP S/4HANA
7 12 (0.58%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 10 (0.48%) FastStats
9 9 (0.43%) SAP Business One
10 6 (0.29%) Eloqua
10 6 (0.29%) FastStats PeopleStage
10 6 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
10 6 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
10 6 (0.29%) SAP CO
10 6 (0.29%) SAP FI
10 6 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
10 6 (0.29%) SAP MDG
11 5 (0.24%) Eikon
11 5 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 339 (16.28%) AWS
2 311 (14.94%) Azure
3 191 (9.17%) Power Platform
4 104 (5.00%) Office 365
5 100 (4.80%) SaaS
6 60 (2.88%) GCP
7 58 (2.79%) PaaS
8 54 (2.59%) Dynamics 365
9 50 (2.40%) Amazon S3
9 50 (2.40%) Serverless
10 37 (1.78%) AWS Lambda
11 36 (1.73%) Azure Active Directory
12 28 (1.34%) Amazon EMR
12 28 (1.34%) IaaS
13 25 (1.20%) Google Analytics
14 21 (1.01%) Azure Data Factory
15 18 (0.86%) Adobe Analytics
15 18 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
15 18 (0.86%) iPaaS
16 17 (0.82%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 33 (1.59%) Firewall
2 25 (1.20%) TCP/IP
3 21 (1.01%) iSCSI
3 21 (1.01%) NAS
3 21 (1.01%) SAN
4 19 (0.91%) VLAN
5 18 (0.86%) Internet
6 14 (0.67%) Network Security
6 14 (0.67%) VPN
7 13 (0.62%) DNS
8 12 (0.58%) LAN
9 8 (0.38%) DHCP
9 8 (0.38%) WAN
10 7 (0.34%) Intranet
10 7 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (0.29%) VSAN
12 5 (0.24%) MPLS
12 5 (0.24%) Wireless
13 4 (0.19%) 2.5G
13 4 (0.19%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 434 (20.85%) Data Warehouse
2 410 (19.69%) SQL Server
3 270 (12.97%) Big Data
4 202 (9.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 189 (9.08%) Power BI
6 186 (8.93%) Relational Database
7 154 (7.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 141 (6.77%) NoSQL
9 127 (6.10%) PostgreSQL
10 119 (5.72%) MySQL
11 115 (5.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 102 (4.90%) Hadoop
13 97 (4.66%) RDBMS
14 83 (3.99%) Data Lake
15 72 (3.46%) Amazon Aurora
16 62 (2.98%) GIS
17 56 (2.69%) Oracle Database
18 54 (2.59%) MongoDB
19 49 (2.35%) Amazon Redshift
20 47 (2.26%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 96 (4.61%) JIRA
2 64 (3.07%) Git (software)
3 37 (1.78%) Visual Studio
4 29 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (1.30%) Bitbucket
6 24 (1.15%) ERwin
7 20 (0.96%) Jenkins
8 15 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
9 14 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 11 (0.53%) Selenium
11 10 (0.48%) TeamCity
12 9 (0.43%) FinalBuilder
12 9 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
12 9 (0.43%) Visual Studio Coded UI
13 8 (0.38%) kappa
14 7 (0.34%) Jasmine
14 7 (0.34%) Postman
15 6 (0.29%) Cucumber
15 6 (0.29%) LSMW
16 5 (0.24%) Subversion
General
1 531 (25.50%) Finance
2 197 (9.46%) Banking
3 148 (7.11%) Marketing
4 83 (3.99%) Retail
5 76 (3.65%) Legal
6 63 (3.03%) Front Office
7 61 (2.93%) Public Sector
8 48 (2.31%) Manufacturing
9 42 (2.02%) Telecoms
10 40 (1.92%) Law
11 39 (1.87%) Back Office
12 33 (1.59%) Advertising
13 29 (1.39%) Publishing
14 22 (1.06%) Investment Banking
15 17 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
16 15 (0.72%) Games
17 10 (0.48%) Electronics
18 9 (0.43%) Financial Institution
18 9 (0.43%) Local Government
18 9 (0.43%) Police
Job Titles
1 346 (16.62%) Architect
2 338 (16.23%) Developer
3 334 (16.04%) Analyst
4 166 (7.97%) Data Architect
5 148 (7.11%) Data Analyst
6 146 (7.01%) Consultant
7 145 (6.96%) Software Engineer
8 122 (5.86%) Data Engineer
9 121 (5.81%) Data Manager
10 94 (4.51%) Java Developer
11 85 (4.08%) AWS Engineer
12 79 (3.79%) Solutions Architect
13 75 (3.60%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 75 (3.60%) Java Engineer
14 73 (3.51%) Administrator
15 72 (3.46%) Java Software Engineer
16 69 (3.31%) Java Software Developer
17 68 (3.27%) AWS Developer
18 67 (3.22%) Business Analyst
19 62 (2.98%) AWS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (9.46%) Web Services
2 127 (6.10%) .NET
3 86 (4.13%) J2EE
4 77 (3.70%) HTML
5 76 (3.65%) gRPC
6 72 (3.46%) XML
7 68 (3.27%) Dropwizard
8 67 (3.22%) J2SE
9 65 (3.12%) CSS
10 57 (2.74%) REST
11 50 (2.40%) JSON
12 39 (1.87%) RESTful
13 36 (1.73%) Spring
14 35 (1.68%) AngularJS
15 34 (1.63%) React
16 33 (1.59%) .NET Framework
17 30 (1.44%) Node.js
18 29 (1.39%) Kafka
19 27 (1.30%) SOAP
20 26 (1.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 281 (13.50%) Management Information System
2 279 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
3 91 (4.37%) Reference Data
4 76 (3.65%) Data Structures
5 69 (3.31%) Pricing Data
6 63 (3.03%) Data Centre
7 57 (2.74%) Algorithms
8 55 (2.64%) Derivative
9 51 (2.45%) Fixed Income
10 47 (2.26%) Equities
10 47 (2.26%) Hedge funds
11 42 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
12 39 (1.87%) Virtual Team
13 35 (1.68%) Public Cloud
14 31 (1.49%) User Experience
15 28 (1.34%) Mobile App
16 26 (1.25%) Reinsurance
17 24 (1.15%) Life Science
17 24 (1.15%) Replication
17 24 (1.15%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 160 (7.68%) Windows
2 119 (5.72%) Linux
3 66 (3.17%) Windows 10
4 58 (2.79%) Windows Server
5 48 (2.31%) Unix
6 19 (0.91%) Android
7 15 (0.72%) VMS
8 14 (0.67%) Apple iOS
9 12 (0.58%) Solaris
10 10 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.38%) CentOS
11 8 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.096%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.096%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.048%) HPUX
13 1 (0.048%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 687 (33.00%) Analytics
2 583 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 504 (24.21%) Business Intelligence
4 338 (16.23%) Data Modelling
5 321 (15.42%) ETL
6 248 (11.91%) Data Governance
7 247 (11.86%) Data Architecture
7 247 (11.86%) Data Integration
8 228 (10.95%) Problem-Solving
8 228 (10.95%) Software Engineering
9 226 (10.85%) Data Analytics
10 218 (10.47%) Visualisation
11 215 (10.33%) Migration
12 194 (9.32%) Project Management
13 193 (9.27%) Data Analysis
14 177 (8.50%) Machine Learning
15 175 (8.41%) Asset Management
16 166 (7.97%) Decision-Making
17 165 (7.93%) Master Data Management
17 165 (7.93%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 845 (40.59%) SQL
2 329 (15.80%) Python
3 221 (10.61%) Java
4 141 (6.77%) R
5 116 (5.57%) C#
6 103 (4.95%) JavaScript
7 88 (4.23%) T-SQL
8 58 (2.79%) VBA
9 54 (2.59%) Scala
10 53 (2.55%) PL/SQL
11 36 (1.73%) PowerShell
12 29 (1.39%) C++
13 25 (1.20%) C
14 21 (1.01%) VB.NET
15 18 (0.86%) PHP
15 18 (0.86%) TypeScript
16 14 (0.67%) Korn
16 14 (0.67%) Shell Script
17 13 (0.62%) Ruby
18 12 (0.58%) ES6
Qualifications
1 264 (12.68%) Degree
2 53 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (1.59%) Security Cleared
4 23 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (1.01%) PhD
6 19 (0.91%) SC Cleared
7 17 (0.82%) Master's Degree
8 15 (0.72%) TOGAF Certification
9 14 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 13 (0.62%) MCSE
11 12 (0.58%) PMI Certification
11 12 (0.58%) PMP
12 11 (0.53%) CISSP
13 10 (0.48%) CISM
13 10 (0.48%) MCSA
14 8 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.34%) OCP
15 7 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
16 6 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
16 6 (0.29%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 426 (20.46%) Data Quality
2 127 (6.10%) GDPR
3 83 (3.99%) QA
4 47 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 40 (1.92%) SLA
6 17 (0.82%) COBIT
7 11 (0.53%) PMO
8 10 (0.48%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.24%) IFRS
9 5 (0.24%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.14%) HL7
10 3 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (0.14%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.14%) NIST
11 2 (0.096%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.096%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (0.096%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.048%) GxP
12 1 (0.048%) MiFID
12 1 (0.048%) WCAG
System Software
1 92 (4.42%) Active Directory
2 47 (2.26%) Docker
3 31 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (1.15%) HDFS
5 10 (0.48%) vSphere
6 8 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.34%) Firmware
8 4 (0.19%) XenApp
9 3 (0.14%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.14%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.096%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.048%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.048%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.048%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.048%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 40 (1.92%) Kubernetes
2 24 (1.15%) Ansible
3 23 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (1.01%) Terraform
5 19 (0.91%) Puppet
6 13 (0.62%) BMC PATROL
6 13 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
7 9 (0.43%) SCCM
8 8 (0.38%) Istio
8 8 (0.38%) Kibana
8 8 (0.38%) logstash
9 5 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.14%) Packer
10 3 (0.14%) vRealize
10 3 (0.14%) WSUS
11 2 (0.096%) EnCase
11 2 (0.096%) FTK
11 2 (0.096%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.096%) Mesos
11 2 (0.096%) Oozie
Vendors
1 328 (15.75%) Microsoft
2 271 (13.02%) Oracle
3 171 (8.21%) Tableau
4 119 (5.72%) Informatica
5 108 (5.19%) SAP
6 102 (4.90%) Salesforce.com
7 83 (3.99%) Google
8 67 (3.22%) Sybase
9 58 (2.79%) Bloomberg
10 50 (2.40%) IBM
11 46 (2.21%) Cloudera
12 40 (1.92%) VMware
13 39 (1.87%) Teradata
14 38 (1.83%) Adobe
15 37 (1.78%) Splunk
16 32 (1.54%) MuleSoft
17 27 (1.30%) Hortonworks
18 25 (1.20%) Alteryx
18 25 (1.20%) HubSpot
18 25 (1.20%) Talend